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Rossoneri Round-up for 28 August: Caldara set to debut against Roma?

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SS Lazio v AC Milan - TIM Cup Photo by Paolo Bruno/Getty Images

Out of the frying pan, into the fire?

It sounds like Gennaro Gattuso will attempt to shake-up his lineup by introducing Mattia Caldara against AS Roma. And well, with Milan’s home opening coming against a strong Roma team that also clawed back from two goals down to get a result, some changes will be needed on defense to hold back a fairly attack-minded Roma club. Edin Dzeko will be a tough test, but if Milan are going to get anything from this season, they’ve got to hang with the big boys sooner or later.

On to the links.

AC Milan and Italian Football Links

Fiorentina beat the tar out of Chievo Verona 6-1. [Viola Nation]

Don’t panic, Ricardo Rodriguez isn’t going anywhere. [AC Milan Offside]

Opinion: Four reasons why Milan will finish above Inter Milan this season [AC Milan Offside]

World Football Links

Three things we learned from Leeds United’s 3-0 win over Norwich City. [Through It All Together]

Oh dear. Rayo Vallecano’s ground has been closed because of safety concerns. []

A wrap-up of week seven in Mexico’s Liga MX. [FMF State of Mind]

Tottenham Hotspur pummeled Manchester United 3-0 at Old Trafford. [Cartilage Free Captain]

Jose Mourinho had a meltdown over respect during the post-match press conference. []